Sim free iPhone x ?

mainomega

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so I guess it won’t be an option. I guess it’s used to limit scalpers as they at least need a cell account. I use a nmvo so I can’t pre order the x but I was the 8+.
 

TinaNYCTower

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so I guess it won’t be an option. I guess it’s used to limit scalpers as they at least need a cell account. I use a nmvo so I can’t pre order the x but I was the 8+.
Question? Sim free won't be available at launch. Maybe 2 months after launch.
 
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mainomega

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I guess my question is how do I order one. Will I’ll be able to reserve one online without a carrier account?
 

dave006

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None of us know at this point.

How much do you want one on Nov. 3rd? You might consider what others have done in past years and open a new account with one of the launch carriers and then cancel within 3 days and keep the iPhone X. This option requires you to pay full price.

Dave
 

Howyalikdemapls

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Generally the SIM free option isn’t available at launch. They usually add it a month or so later. It’s very unlikely they’ll have it on October 27th or even early November.
 

JulesJam

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I guess my question is how do I order one. Will I’ll be able to reserve one online without a carrier account?
Apparently the TMobile AiUP models don't need a TMobile account. However, they have the Intel modem so they don't work on Sprint or Verizon.
 

JulesJam

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And for T-Mobile AiUP, you have to go to the Apple Store. It is not available online from Apple.

Dave
Thanks for the info. I should clarify that the TMobile iPhones do work on Verizon's LTE network, but they won't work on Verizon if you drop the LTE signal since they don't have the CDMA modems. They won't work on Sprint at all.